142+ Million Legit Websites Could Deliver Ransomware

142+ Million Legit Websites Could Deliver Ransomware

Tara Seals

The web is seeing an increase in malicious scripts injected into legitimate websites, which redirect internet users to the Neutrino exploit kit server when accessed. Hundreds of millions of sites could be affected, serving up ransomware and other baddies.
Heimdal Security said that the attack has been carried out by systemically compromising websites which run an outdated content management system, especially unpatched WordPress sites, or outdated plugins.
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  1. This article absolutely proves the need for vigilance and diligence. Organisations of every size must constantly test the vulnerability of their IT infrastructure having developed and deployed a suitable strategy. Insurance will be difficult, if not impossible, to get without taking such actionm

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